2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

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2001 Mazda MX-5 Miata Overview

For the 2001 model year, Mazda made improvements to the MX-5 Miata's interior and exterior, as well as its engine. The popular roadster was available in Base, LS, and a limited number of Special Edition packages. All three were powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, which received a boost in horsepower to 142. A five-speed manual transmission was standard for the Base and LS models, while a six-speed manual was standard on the Special Edition Miata. A four-speed automatic was optional on the Base and LS models. Exterior improvements included a redesigned front end, and updates to the brakes and chassis. In addition, new exterior colors were added, and wheels were increased in size from 14 inches to 15 inches. Inside, the Miata received new seats, console, seatbelts, and gauges. Standard equipment for the Miata included air conditioning, power windows, dual airbags, and an audio system with a CD player. The LS and Special Edition models added power door locks, cruise control, and leather seats, among other features. The Miata's handling, quickness, styling, and affordability were cited as positive points by drivers, while gas mileage and road noise were among the negatives.

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    lmd444
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    My 2001 Mazda Miata Only Gets About 12 Mpg In The City.

    It's a manual 6-speed, and the engine light recently came on, went off again, but is now back. It's got 61,000 miles on it. Any insight on this?

    16 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
    miata_bob
    5

    Looking For Damaged Hard Top

    I need the bottom of a Miata hardtop where it attaches to the vehicle. Do not need the roof or glass. Does anyone know where a trashed one for cheap can be found??

    4 views with no answers yet
    Penny Taylor
    0

    Need Help With Crankshaft Position Sensor

    Crank position sensor is a 3 wire One hole pickup with black, blue and red wires pigtail I need to know resistance and voltage to test my sensor to see if it is bad. Can someone help me Please

    46 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
    Penny Taylor
    0

    While Driving On The Interstate My 2001 Mazda Miata Just Died. Engine Ligh...

    what could be causing this issue.. the gas tank was very low before this happened.. filled the tank went about 60 miles and it stalled could this be some of the problem????

    53 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 months ago)
    Pamchy
    10

    Is It The Alternator Or A Bad Battery

    169 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 months ago)